About Diana Wilkes

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Diana Wilkes has created 70 blog entries.

September 2017

@OrmPS School News

September 20th, 2017|

If you re curious about what we have been up to, check out the google slide deck.  Contact Mrs Everts- [email protected] if there are items you’d like to share.

Being #oresome @OrmPS

September 20th, 2017|

Please access the google slide deck for updates on our Being #oresome (PB4L) approach and acknowledgements.  See Mr Dyer with any Queries and look out for our termly CCD.

From the Learning Habitats

September 20th, 2017|

Want to see some of our learning in action? Celebrate our learning with us? Please look in the google slide deck for more information.

August 2017

Netball Fun Day

August 14th, 2017|

And as the whistle blows there begins the 2017 Netball session for 10 dedicated, talented and enthusiastic year 5 and 6 girls who make up Ormiston Primary’s only netball team.
Starting the season off with a win these girls displayed their capabilities and sportsmanship as they played their first games against Baverstock Oats School participating in […]

Ormiston Market Day

August 14th, 2017|

Lot’s of exciting things have been happening at Ormiston for Enviro. Not only do we have new chickens, we have also taken on some pretty cool projects.
LH6 have been #oresome at clearing the food from the worm bins into the worm farms after iBreaks. They have even been doing the Bokashi bin in the staffroom […]

Road Safety

August 14th, 2017|

We started Term 2 with a reminder about Road Safety – both when travelling by foot and with wheels.   Five enthusiastic members of our Travelwise team joined Eadaoin from Auckland Transport  to wave placards at passing motorists on Ormiston Road.   They were thrilled to receive over 30 toots of appreciation.  

Our #oresome road patrollers are […]

May 2017

Sports at Ormiston

May 28th, 2017|

We have been very busy with sports so far. In term one, cricket sessions with Marcel from Tennis Auckland were for LH1 and LH4 – big thanks to Mark Lewis from Ace Sport for contacting our school and organising this for us. A group of 20 learners (from across the school)  took part in a […]

Year 6s go to NYLD

May 28th, 2017|

NYLD (National Young Leaders Day) May 25th May 2017

Fifty Year six and some Year five learners from Habitat 6 headed off to the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau for the day to participate in the annual NYLD.  Hundreds of learners from other primary schools throughout Auckland also participated in the event including our Year 5 […]


May 25th, 2017|

Every year in May we celebrate New Zealand Sign Language week.
This year at Ormiston Primary School we kicked off the week with a special Hui.
LH5 prepared and practiced special performances the whole week. We had:
1. comedy drama
2. a short drama giving out a message
3. NZSL words teaching
4. a dance and song fully in NZSL.
Angelena […]

March 2017

C is for COLLABORATE in Term 1!

March 2nd, 2017|

Our super #oresome team participated in our 3rd annual #oresome challenge.  This year they worked in their whanau teams: Connected Whanau, Capable Whanau, Collaborative Whanau and Curious Whanau.  They visited areas around our community to participate in challenges and complete tasks , tweeting their evidence on Twitter along the way.  We are very proud of […]